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This concept enumeration represents a value that can be applied to the description. caseSignificanceId field. This is used to indicate whether the text of the term can be modified to by switching characters from upper to lower case (or vice-versa).

Table 4.1.4-1 shows the current set of values for this concept enumeration.

Table 4.1.4-1: Case significance (core metadata concept) (900000000000447004)

Id

Term

Comment

The text of the description.term must be presented in the case in which it is specified.

The initial character of the description.term is case insensitive and can be changed from upper to lower case (or vice-versa) if appropriate to the context in which it is used. This applies only to the first character of the term as a whole, not to the initial character of other words in the term.

900000000000448009 |Entire term case insensitive (core metadata concept)|

900000000000448009 |Entire term case insensitive (core metadata concept)|

The entire description.term is case insensitive and can be can be changed from upper to lower case (or vice-versa) if appropriate to the context in which it is used.


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